I'm a wee bit drunk. I'm obviously out of practice - I had 5 (6?) vanilla stoli's and oj, which used to be hardly enough to get me drunk. But I guess when you go long enough... (technically I had a beer too, but that doesn't count at all).
Ach. Today we retired one of the biggest pains in our ass! A majorly big server, a Sun e6500, over 4 years old... 16 cpus, 12 gigs of ram... all gone! I took pics, but I cannae be bothered to post them. Maybe tomorrow. Anyways we had parties, and party favors, and party hats, and... stuff.... alcohol... food... stuff... I forget....
But it was fun! Yes, fun.
Ok, someone's going to have to explain something to me: why are all of the liberal news/humor/etc. outlets making such a big deal about Bush and the war president vs. peace president thing?
He said earlier:
"I'm a war president. I make decisions here in the Oval Office in foreign policy matters with war on my mind".
Ok. And now he's saying:
"Nobody wants to be the war president. I want to be the peace president... The next four years will be peaceful years."
While I understand that it seems like a dramatic thematic change - and it was, don't get me wrong - it also strikes me as not even close to a big deal. He said he was a war president, and he said he wants to be the peace president. That's not a contradictory concept, people. I've said many times that I'm out of shape but I want to be fit. Note the "I am" vs. the "I want to be".
Get it? He is a war president, but he says he wants to be a peace president. I don't necessarily believe him, but there's nothing wrong with saying it. I think someone saying outright that he makes decisions with war on his mind is a bit disgusting, but he disgusts me in many ways, and it doesn't shock me. It certainly isn't going to change any conservatives minds or paint him as a flip-flopper, and if you're looking for lies and contradictions there are plenty of others to use.
I understand we all (well, the sensible people) want him to be defeated in November, but can't you people find something better to fixate on? C'mon. Give me a break. We're supposed to be better than the other side. Am I missing something? Because it sounds like we (and by we I mean liberals) are making ourselves look like asses over this, and that annoys me.